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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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I hope everyone has a wonderful extended Memorial Day weekend. Please remember to always be safe, especially if you will be boating here in the Tampa Bay area.
Please remember our fallen heroes and why we are able to enjoy this beautiful country.
For all your financing needs, remember The Tampa Bay Mortgage Pro!
God Bless This Wonderful Country
Joshua A. Lerette - Mortgage Planner
City of St. Petersburg Police Officer Down Payment Assistance - 05/20/08 03:35 PM
Every day St. Petersburg Police Officers risk their lives to protect ours, The City of St. Petersburg recognizes that and so do I. The City of St. Petersburg offers a Police in Neighborhoods (P.I.N.) Home Buyer Loan Program that gives St. Petersburg Police Officers $14,000 as down payment assistance. The funds can be used towards the down payment and/or closing cost on a purchase of a property within the city limits of St. Petersburg. With that, when financing your purchase with Joshua A. Lerette, The Tampa Bay Mortgage Pro, St. Petersburg Police Officers will also receive an additional $1000 off their (0 comments)
FHA - Introducing Risk-Based Pricing - 05/14/08 01:39 PM
The Federal Housing Administration(FHA) will start charging upfront mortgage insurance premiums based on the borrower's credit score and down payment starting July 14, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Upfront premiums paid at closing will range from 1.25% to 2.25% under the new pricing schedule that will apply to all FHA loans. Currently all FHA borrowers pay a 1.5% upfront premium regardless of risk. By charging slightly higher premiums based on credit risk, HUD expects to create a more financially sound FHA program and reach more borrowers struggling to keep up with their payments on high-cost subprime mortgages. Risk-based (2 comments)
The City of St. Petersburg says the A+ Teacher Housing Loan was, "founded on the premise that a great city requires great schools and great schools require great teachers." If you ask me, I believe it's a great way to pay back the under appreciated, wonderful people that help mold the minds of the future in this wonderful city of St. Petersburg. The A+ Teacher Housing Loan was also designed to attract and retain educational professionals who are committed to teach in our community’s schools and live in our (2 comments)
***Tax Refunds***What do I do now?!?!? - 05/05/08 08:53 AM
Consider using your tax return to maximize your future financial situation. As tax season settles, consumers throughout the nation anxiously await their tax refund and rebate. According to the latest IRS estimate, tax refunds will be almost 5 percent higher this year, with an average $2,480 returned to taxpayer's hands. This financial boost couldn't come at a better time. Get ahead of the tough economic situation by spending your tax rebate wisely.
Below are a few suggestions on how to make the most of your tax refund and rebate:
Refinance to a Lower Rate Yes, that new flat (0 comments)
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